Erik Erikson 's Theory Of Psychosocial Development

921 WordsNov 13, 20154 Pages
1 Describe the growth and developmental tasks that were displayed by the child you interacted with in this setting (Erikson, Piaget, and Freud). Were these tasks age appropriate? Did you assess any developmental challenges in the client that you interacted with? How were they dealt with (by you and by the health care team)? Answer: Industry vs inferiority, the fourth stage of Erik Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development. This stage occurs during the stage occurs during childhood between the ages of six and eleven. School and social interaction play an important role during this time of a child’s life. Through social interactions, children begin to develop a sense of pride in their accomplishments and abilities. During the industry versus inferiority stage, children become capable of performing increasingly complex tasks. As a result, they strive to master new skills. Children who are encouraged and commended by parents and teachers develop a feeling of competence and belief in their skills. I interacted with many kids they all developed feeling of competence and performed various tasks such as reading, writing, drawing, and so forth. According to Piaget, this stage occurs in the concrete operational stage. During this period the kids acquire motor skills and develop a sense of self. There are capable of imaginative thinking and playful activity. These tasks were appropriate with the age because the children met all the criteria based on Erickson and Piaget’s
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